The table below looks at the statistics for Trac skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Trac over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Trac
Rank 54 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Trac 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.19% 0.23% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.78% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Trac
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
98 50 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.60% 11.31% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 22 27
Average daily rate £413 £277 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.91% -26.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 18
Average hourly rate £41.75 £36.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £33.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £41.50 £34.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

Trac
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Trac across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Trac Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Trac
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Trac across the Essex region.

Trac Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Trac
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Trac within the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +4 1 £325 -
Trac
East of England

Trac
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Trac also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Trac.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) VDSL
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) NAS

Trac
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Trac also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Trac. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
1 1 (100.00%) VDSL
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Redmine
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET